[CentOS] Centos+AD integration (uid/gid problems)

Adam Tauno Williams awilliam at whitemice.org
Tue Mar 29 17:26:53 UTC 2011

On Tue, 2011-03-29 at 18:07 +0100, nux at li.nux.ro wrote:
> I need to have several EL machines in an AD env. 
> Joining the machines was easier than expected using authconfig, but what 
> happens now is that blahdomain\blahuser gets assigned a 
> different, random ID each time I use a different station.
> In AD I did specify the UID and GID in the UNIX Attributes tab for blahuser, 
> but it gets totally ignored; so do the other values (for home, shell etc).

Do you have UNIX identity management turned on in AD?

If so I think you can -

idmap backend = ad
winbind nss info = rfc2307
winbind enum users = yes
winbind enum groups = yes
winbind use default domain = yes
winbind cache time = 300

> Ideally I'd have all the users assigned a static uid and gid from AD and 
> have /home on all machines mounted from NFS; but right now if I log in with 
> blahuser to another machine my $HOME is owned by another random id.
> Sugesstions? What am I missing? I'm quite a noob with Windows :)

This is winbind stuff.

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